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[pluh-nip-uh-tuh nt]
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  1. invested with or possessing full power.
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Origin of plenipotent

First recorded in 1650–60, plenipotent is from the Medieval Latin word plēnipotent- (stem of plēnipotēns). See plenum, -i-, potent1
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  • Where is the abode, and what is the origin of this plenipotent conjurer?

    The Red Debt

    Everett MacDonald

British Dictionary definitions for plenipotent


  1. a less common word for plenipotentiary
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